Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ambiguity

The only man I’ve ever feared
Was the man who once feared me
And the only man I truly loathed
Was the man I longed to be

He once was you and you were him
But here’s the ambiguity
All men were at once both of them
And once both of them were me

Because You Know (For Alicia)

I cannot say I felt your pain,
For it would not be true.
Could not imagine, much less feign
This strange kinship with you.

I could not close my eyes and see
Myself devoid of her.
The somber surreality
Of memories when we were.  Read the rest of this entry

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